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Type: Sound
Description: In this special radio broadcast on August 7, 1950, Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent talks about Canada's role in the United Nation's "police action" in Korea. He informs Canadians of the formation of a new volunteer army brigade, the Canadian Army Special Force, and solicits recruits.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Students are encouraged to understand Canadian soldiers' contribution to the Korean War and the importance of recognizing this by preparing a brief to the federal government.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: Bill Herbert reports on the arrival in Japan of the first Canadian soldiers heading for action with United Nations forces in Korea.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Film and Video
Description: Television clip presents a reunion of Korean War veterans as they reminisce about their experiences and recall fellow soldiers, some of the 516 Canadians killed in that war, who did not return.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Film and Video
Description: David Halton, son of war correspondent Matthew Halton, and a group of Canadian veterans write a final epilogue to the Battle of Ortona.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Film and Video
Description: Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent hits the airwaves to solicit volunteers for a Canadian "Special Force" destined for action in Korea.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: A young Russian clerk from the Soviet Embassy begins a spy scare in 1945. His search for asylum in Canada and the effect of the information he divulged is discussed in this article. Suspected spies were found in all levels of Canadian government. Excerpt from the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Sound
Description: Reporter Bill Beattie asks new recruits about their reasons for wanting to serve in the Korean War.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Film and Video Sound
Description: A tribute to Matthew Halton, Canada's most famous foreign correspondent. Through some radio clips of historic broadcasts, this site showcases the talents of this idealist, philosopher, and sentimentalist, from 1942 to his death in 1956.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document Film and Video Sound
Description: Look back at the French-Canadian regiment the Van Doos, their history, exploits, and unique culture.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
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